12 Data Analytics Thought Leaders on Twitter

Menlo technologies compiled a list of Data Analytics thought leaders and companies they follow on Twitter. Spend some time on their informative and as entertaining Twitter Feeds, web and blogs.

Menlo technologies compiled a list of Data Analytics thought leaders and companies they follow on Twitter. We think that if you spend some time on these Data Pro’s Twitter Feeds, web and blog-sites, you’ll find them as informative and as entertaining as they have.


  1. Kirk Borne, @KirkDBorne, Principal Data Scientist at BoozAllen, PhD Astrophysicist, former Prof. at GMU. An actual rocket scientist.
  2. Carla Gentry, @data_nerd, founder, Analytical-Solution is data scientist by trade, Gentry is also a prolific tweeter with a sharp eye for news and trends that will have an impact on the industry.
  3. Tony Baer, @TonyBaer, is an IT analyst with Ovum covering Big Data & data management with some systems engineering thrown in. His coverage focuses on how Big Data must become a first-class citizen in the data center, IT organization, and the business.
  4. Red Monk, @redmonk, is the first and only developer focused industry analyst firm. “We believe that developers are the most important constituency in technology, which is why we work on their behalf for technology companies large and small.”
  5. Bernard Marr, @BernardMarr, is a best-selling business author, keynote speaker and consultant in big data, analytics and enterprise performance. He regularly advises companies and government organizations on how to improve their performance and gain better insights from their data.
  6. Informatica Cloud, @infacloud, is a powerful, yet intuitive, cloud-based data integration and management platform. “Informatica helps you make data ready for use in any way possible, so you can put truly great data at the center of everything you do.”
  7. Marcus Borba, @marcusborba, is the CTO at Spark Science & Information. Passionate about Business Intelligence, Analytics, Big Data, Data Science, & IoT. 
  8. Gregory Piatetsky, @kdnuggets, is the President of KDnuggets. Analytics, Big Data, Data Mining, Data Science expert, KDD & SIGKDD co-founder, was Chief Scientist at 2 startups, part-time philosopher.
  9. Power BI, @MSPowerBI, Big Data. Small Data. All Data. Discover. Analyze. Visualize. Share Insights. Access Anywhere. Deliver Results. News & More. 
  10. G2 Crowd, @G2CrowdBusiness software reviews from real users. Compare the best products and services Share your expertise & help your peers select the right software.
  11. Looker, @LookerData. Pioneering the next generation of BI, data discovery & data analytics. Unlocking the power of data in your business.
  12. Ian Matthews, @iancsmatthews, President & Chief Commercial Officer of @WMCGInsights and @MediaThirst, Porsche enthusiast, market intelligence, data analytics, enterprise consulting.